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"New Perspectives has taken on an exciting challenge that proves rural touring companies can produce provocative work of national and international significance" - edfringereview.com

W
herever we present our work, we set ourselves the aim of offering all our audiences something they have never seen before. The work we make is unexpected and dynamic, drawing from sources and stories from around the world and showcasing a roster of exciting talent.

 
We have just returned from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe with The Boss Of It All the UK's first stage adaptation based on the film by Danish provocateur Lars Von Trier. This Autumn we begin a nationwide tour of the stunning new play The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock by legendary playwright David Rudkin. We are co-producing and opening this unprecedented new story of the great filmmaker with Leicester Curve Theatre in September with dates running through to November.  Plus tour booking has opened for our Spring production of Him With His Foot In His Mouth based on the novella by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Saul Bellow.

We look forward to seeing you on the road!

Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
An original gift for rural champions and theatre lovers everywhere. Find out more...

We have reached over half of our fundraising target for our new young people's project - but we still need your support.  Find out more...

TOURING

IN 2017
PLEASANCE COURTYARD DOUBLE

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH

FINDING NANA
Jane Upton's autobiographical new play
2 - 28 August 2017 Pleasance Beside, Edinburgh

HARVEST
Regional premiere of Richard Bean's rural saga
 
IN 2017

THE MAN WITHOUT A PAST
A Finnish melancomedy adapted for stage

NEWS

 
New Perspectives and NTA look forward to welcoming conference delegates to Nottingham  Find out more here...
 
Help us celebrate new writing at our SUMMER GARDEN PLAY READINGS - the winners of the Long Play Competition. Find out more and R.S.V.P. here...
 
INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING WITH ESTHER RICHARDSON
Join Pilot Theatre Artistic Director on 1 July for a day focusing on immersive performance. Find out more...

NEW PROJECT INSPIRED BY JOHN BERGER'S MASTERPIECE
Keep up to date here as  our A Fortunate Man project unfolds Find out more...

We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters